MALA BEADS

$39.00

The mala is a sacred string of prayer beads blessed with mantras that spiritual aspirants use in a practice called “Japa.” Each mala has the auspicious number of 108 beads plus the untouched Sumeru bead, which are made from natural materials capable of carrying energetic vibrations. Traditionally, the spiritual master blesses the mala with mantras and transfers divine energy to a disciple upon giving it.

MALACHITE- There is something very special about this mala as its unusual beads captivate the eyes while the mantra to the Divine Mother gives it a unique spiritual energy. The 108 round beads are carved and polished malachite, a marbled green, crystallized mineral that has the feel of a stone. The corresponding mantra, as well as the significance of the mala, are provided on an attractive insert.

Corresponding mantra: Om Sri Mahalaksmyai Namah.

Corresponding Deity: Goddess Lakshmi is one of the primary forms of the Divine Mother and is the goddess of spiritual and material wealth and prosperity. With a beautiful golden complexion, Lakshmi symbolizes beauty, fertility, and purity. Her four arms represent the four aims of human life: righteousness, wealth, desire, and liberation from the cycle of birth and death.

Intention: Meditation, spiritual wealth.

Key features:

  • Mala is handmade 
  • Kept sealed for energetic protection
  • Supports artisans in India.

Attributes: This man-made mala is sought for its capability to carry certain energies and as an item on which a spiritual practice called “Japa” is done. Malachite is ideally suited to the mantra of Mother Lakshmi, a great goddess and the consort of Lord Vishnu, the sustainer of the universe. This mala is knotted, providing a space between the beads to allow one to be held at a time for the spiritual practice of Japa.

Name explanation: Malachite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral, from which the beads of the mala are made. These beads are man-made.

AMYTHESTThis is both an eye-catching spiritual necklace and energy-transmitting prayer beads. The 108 round beads are carved and polished amethyst, a violet crystal that many belief offers protection. The mala’s corresponding mantra as well as the significance of the prayer beads are provided on an attractive insert. 

Corresponding mantra: Jaya Ma.

Corresponding Deity: Divine Mother.

Intention: Meditation, feminine energy

Key features:

  • 100% natural
  • Handmade
  • Kept sealed for energetic protection
  • Supports artisans in India.

This natural mala is sought for its capability to carry certain energies and as an item on which a spiritual practice called “Japa” is done. Amethyst is ideally suited to the Divine Mother. This mala is knotted, providing a space between the beads to allow one to be held at a time for the spiritual practice of Japa.

CLEAR QUARTZ- This mala, made from clear crystal quartz, is ideally matched to the mantra “Om,” which was the first sound of the universe. The 108 round beads are carved in clear crystal quartz. The mala’s corresponding mantra as well as the significance of the prayer beads are provided on an attractive insert.

Corresponding mantra: Om.

Corresponding Deity: Lord Buddha.

Intention: Meditation, clarity.

Key features:

  • 100% natural
  • Handmade
  • Kept sealed for energetic protection
  • Supports artisans in India.

This mala, made from clear crystal quartz, is ideally matched to the mantra “Om,” which was the first sound of the universe. It symbolizes the transparency of the meditative state, in which there are neither thoughts nor feelings, but only radiant emptiness. The 108 round beads are carved and polished with crystal quartz. The mala’s corresponding mantra as well as the significance of the prayer beads are provided on an attractive insert. This mala is knotted, providing a space between the beads to allow one to be held at a time for the spiritual practice of Japa.

MOONSTONE- This mala, made from the gem moonstone, carries a peaceful air as the light plays with the white marbled beads. The 108 round beads are carved and polished moonstone. The mala’s corresponding mantra as well as the significance of the prayer beads are provided on an attractive insert.

Corresponding mantra: Om Namo Narayanaya.

Corresponding Deity: Lord Rama was one of the great avatars of Lord Vishnu, the sustainer of the universe in the Hindu Trinity, with the duty of destroying evil forces. Rama symbolizes dharma, virtue, and the embodiment of truth, and was the perfect son, husband, and king. Lord Narayanaya is one of the many names of Lord Visnhu.

Intention: Meditation, virtue

Key features:

  • 100% natural
  • Handmade
  • Kept sealed for energetic protection
  • Supports artisans in India.

This natural mala is sought for its capability to carry certain energies and as an item on which a spiritual practice called “Japa” is done. Moonstone is ideally suited to the sustainer of the universe.  This mala is knotted, providing a space between the beads to allow one to be held at a time for the spiritual practice of Japa.

ROSEWOOD- These rosewood beads are small and round with a naturally gentle feel. They are used traditionally in the spiritual practice called “Japa.” The beads, which are also an attractive piece of jewelry as the dark wood contrasts beautifully with the light string, are offered in a transparent encasement that keeps its spiritual energy protected. The corresponding mantra, as well as the significance of the mala, are provided on an attractive insert.

Corresponding Mantra: Om Sri Hanumate Namah.

Corresponding Deity: Lord Hanuman, the great devotee of Lord Ram, who is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, the sustainer of the universe.

Intention: Meditation, devotion.

Key features:

  • 100% natural
  • Handmade
  • Kept sealed for energetic protection
  • Supports artisans in India.

This 100% natural, handmade mala is sought for its capability to carry certain energies and as an item on which a spiritual practice called “Japa” is done. Rosewood is ideal for transmitting the mantra to Lord Hanuman, who is known for his great devotion. This mala is knotted, providing a space between the beads to allow one to be held at a time for the spiritual practice of Japa.

RUDRAKSHARudraksha beads are the seeds of a Himalayan fruit tree that the scriptures say sprang from Lord Shiva’s tears while he meditated with open eyes to save the world from evil forces. Rudraksha beads are treasured for the manifold powers that they bestow, such as tranquility, concentration, and above all, assistance on the path to enlightenment. The beads are offered in a transparent encasement that keeps its spiritual energy protected. The corresponding mantra as well as the significance of the mala is provided on an attractive insert.

Corresponding Mantra: Om Namah Shivaya.

Corresponding Deity: Lord Shiva, consciousness, the Lord of Meditation.

Intention: Meditation, association with the Divine.

Key features:

  • 100% natural
  • Handmade Kept sealed for energetic protection
  • Supports artisans in India.

This 100% natural, handmade mala is sought for its capability to carry certain energies and as an item on which a spiritual practice called “Japa” is done. Rudraksha beads are dried seeds with a unique texture that many minds appeal to wear as spiritual jewelry. This mala is knotted, providing a space between the beads to allow one to be held at a time for the spiritual practice of Japa.

SANDALWOODThese round sandalwood beads have a gentle feel and are hand-carved from the outer layer of a sacred tree that grows in southern India. The beads are offered in a transparent encasement that keeps their spiritual energy protected. The corresponding mantra, as well as the significance of the mala, are provided on an attractive insert.

Corresponding Mantra: Om Gam Ganapataye Namah.

Corresponding Deity: Lord Ganesh, the remover of obstacles who is also called “Ganapataye.”

Intention: Meditation, to remove obstacles.

Key features:

  • 100% natural
  • Handmade
  • Kept sealed for energetic protection
  • Supports artisans in India.

This 100% natural, handmade mala is sought for its capability to carry certain energies and as an item on which a spiritual practice called “Japa” is done. Sandalwood is an aromatic wood that many find appealing to wear as spiritual jewelry. This mala is knotted, providing a space between the beads to allow one to be held at a time for the spiritual practice of Japa.